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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954

Do you know the Benefits of Receiving Form W‐2 Electronically?

NSU’s Payroll Department would like to remind employees that they may elect to receive their 2017 W‐2 Wage and Tax Statement online through Employee Self Service in an IRS printable approved format. You can also to validate your social security number and contact information by logging into SharkLink  then clicking on Webstar, and accessing the employee tab.

The process for giving consent to receive the electronic W-2 version is quick and easy. Click Electronic W-2 Consent FAQ for instructions. If you have previously consented, please review the full disclosure located on the Payroll Website: Electronic W-2 Disclosure Statement.

Benefits of Receiving Form W2 Electronically

  • Online delivery provides access to the W‐2 statement earlier than the traditional paper process.
  • Online delivery eliminates the chance that the W‐2 statement will get lost, misdirected or delayed during delivery or misplaced after the employee receives it.
  • Employees can retrieve their W‐2 statements 24 hours a day/7 days a week, including weekends.
  • Employees can print multiple copies at their convenience.
  • Employees are contributing to cost savings (forms, printing and postage expense).
  • W‐2 statements will remain online for multiple years.

Federal regulations require that employees give their consent to receive the W-2 in an electronic format. Once consent is given it carries forward each year and does not need to be repeated.

If you choose to receive your 2017 W‐2 electronically, you must give your consent by January 15, 2018.

IMPORTANT REMINDER:  These documents contain your social security number, which you will want to protect to help prevent identity theft.  Employees are advised to NOT leave their computer screen unattended when viewing W-2 forms.  Also, be sure to retrieve the printed copy promptly if routed to a network printer shared by others.

We are currently unable to offer the option of downloading W-2 tax information directly into tax software.  If you are using a tax software package, you will have to enter the W-2 data manually.

Disclosure Notices:

A current employee who consents to receiving the Form W‐2 electronically will not receive a paper copy. Current employees who give their consent will receive an email notification no later than 01/30/18 alerting them to the availability to view and print the W-2 via Employee Self Service. If an employee does not consent, Payroll will mail the W‐2, using the US Postal Service, to the current address on record no later than January 31, 2018.

Payroll will mail form W‐2, using the US Postal Service, to the current address on record for those employees who have separated from Nova Southeastern University.

The entire W-2 Disclosure Statement is located on Payroll Website: W-2 Electronic W-2 Disclosure Statement.

For additional information or questions, contact or 954-262-7887.